The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 29 34 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 34 26 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.62% 4.91% 7.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.72% 5.11% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 39
Median daily rate £575 £520 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.57% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £52.56 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-19.14% +6.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
594 509 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 98.18% 96.22% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 393 394
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 50
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxfordshire region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Oxfordshire region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Oxfordshire region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +13 25 £575 +13.58% 4
Banbury +2 1 - -
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 16 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.64%) Java
4 11 (20.00%) HTML
4 11 (20.00%) Publishing
5 10 (18.18%) SOA
6 9 (16.36%) SQL
6 9 (16.36%) Windows
6 9 (16.36%) Linux
6 9 (16.36%) Data Centre
6 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (14.55%) .NET
7 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (14.55%) Data Modelling
7 8 (14.55%) Scrum
7 8 (14.55%) Network Design
8 7 (12.73%) Migration
8 7 (12.73%) Back Office
8 7 (12.73%) C++
8 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
8 7 (12.73%) XML
8 7 (12.73%) Analytics
9 6 (10.91%) Web Services
9 6 (10.91%) Unix
9 6 (10.91%) C#
9 6 (10.91%) WAN
9 6 (10.91%) ETL
9 6 (10.91%) LAN
9 6 (10.91%) CMS
10 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.91%) CMS
2 3 (5.45%) JBoss
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.64%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) nginx
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.09%) SaaS
4 2 (3.64%) PaaS
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.82%) GitHub
5 1 (1.82%) Route 53
5 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) LAN
1 6 (10.91%) WAN
2 4 (7.27%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) Internet
3 2 (3.64%) Network Security
4 1 (1.82%) IPv4
4 1 (1.82%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.45%) Big Data
2 3 (5.45%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.82%) OLAP
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.82%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) Maven
3 1 (1.82%) Babel
3 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.82%) Gradle
3 1 (1.82%) Hudson
3 1 (1.82%) JUnit
3 1 (1.82%) Mockito
3 1 (1.82%) Selenium
3 1 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.82%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.82%) webpack
General
1 11 (20.00%) Publishing
2 7 (12.73%) Back Office
3 3 (5.45%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) HTML
2 8 (14.55%) .NET
3 7 (12.73%) XML
4 6 (10.91%) Web Services
5 4 (7.27%) Node.js
6 3 (5.45%) Spring
6 3 (5.45%) XSLT
7 2 (3.64%) Java EE
7 2 (3.64%) JSP
7 2 (3.64%) Visualforce
8 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.82%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.82%) CSS
8 1 (1.82%) EJB
8 1 (1.82%) HTML5
8 1 (1.82%) J2EE
8 1 (1.82%) POSIX
8 1 (1.82%) RESTful
8 1 (1.82%) Sass
8 1 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.45%) BBC
3 3 (5.45%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (5.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.45%) New Media
4 2 (3.64%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Linux
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Unix
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.82%) CentOS
4 1 (1.82%) Debian
4 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.18%) SOA
3 8 (14.55%) Data Modelling
3 8 (14.55%) Network Design
3 8 (14.55%) Scrum
4 7 (12.73%) Analytics
4 7 (12.73%) Migration
5 6 (10.91%) ETL
6 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.27%) CRM
7 4 (7.27%) OO
8 3 (5.45%) Change Management
8 3 (5.45%) Content Management
8 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.45%) Information Security
8 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.45%) Supplier Management
8 3 (5.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) Java
2 9 (16.36%) SQL
3 7 (12.73%) C++
3 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.91%) C#
5 5 (9.09%) Perl
6 3 (5.45%) PHP
6 3 (5.45%) Python
7 2 (3.64%) Apex Code
7 2 (3.64%) Ruby
8 1 (1.82%) AWK
8 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.82%) C
8 1 (1.82%) ES6
8 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.82%) sed
8 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) CEH
1 3 (5.45%) CISA
1 3 (5.45%) CISSP
1 3 (5.45%) CREST Certified
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
1 3 (5.45%) PCI QSA
2 1 (1.82%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) iptables
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) Ansible
2 1 (1.82%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.82%) SELinux
2 1 (1.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle
2 3 (5.45%) SAP
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Reuters
3 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.82%) Siebel
4 1 (1.82%) Talend
4 1 (1.82%) VMware